Colombia

Visa Type

Business Visa

 

1. Passport: Original Passport with a validity of more than six months with minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Attach old passports (if any).

 

2. Colombia Visa Application Form: Download Form Visa application form has to be filled online. Kindly log on to the link given below:

 

http://nuevadelhi.consulado.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visas/visa-online-request  Download Form

 

Please Note:-

 

a) All documents as per the below checklist along with the first and last page of passport and photograph have to be uploaded online on the above link.

 

b) Supporting documents (the complete file) to be uploaded should not exceed 8 MB for one application.

3. Photo Specification: Three recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm) .

 

4. Covering Letter : A letter from the legal representative of the company stating applicant's name, designation, passport number, purpose and who will bear the expenses. The letter should be addressed to: The Visa Officer, Embassy of Colombia, New Delhi.

 

 

5. Invitation Letter:

 

a) Invitation letter from the inviting company / host on the letter head in Spanish language mentioning applicant’s name, passport number, purpose & duration of visit, a brief description of the activity that the applicant is going to do in Colombia. Inviting company / host should also state that they take full responsibility of the applicant’s entry & exit from Colombia. The letter should be duly signed by the authorized signatory by Blue pen and has to be addressed to 'The Consular, Embassy of Colombia, New Delhi'.

 

b)  Copy of the Registration Certificate of the Colombian company.

 

6. COC:  Recommendation Letter through recognised Chamber of Commerce in India.

 

7. Financials:

 

a)Personal ITR for last 3 years

 

b)Original personal and company Bank Statement for the last six months till date duly signed and stamped by the bank.

 

c)Six month’s salary slip

 

8. Occupational Viability:

 

a) Company registration certificate/ Certificate of incorporation in India

 

b) Certificate of Existence of the company to be given by a competent authority (Chamber of Commerce or export promotion council) where the company is registered in Colombia

 

b) Brief company profile

 

c) Articles of Memorandum (In case if the applicant is director / MD)

 

d) Proof of proprietorship/ Partnership (In case if the applicant is Proprietor / partner in a firm) import/ export license (if applicable)

 

9. Ticket: Confirm Ticket.

 

10. Medical: It is advisable for applicants to carry an Original YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) at the time of travel.

 

11. Authority Letter: Authority Letter is required on a stamp paper authorizing for submission and collection of the passport from the embassy.

 

12. Please Note: After doing the online processing, we will receive a pre-approval mail. The documents will be submitted to embassy along with the pre-approval mail post payment of embassy processing fee. Once the embassy checks the documents and finds them in order, they will send the final approval mail post which the passport has to be submitted in embassy for stamping along with the visa fees.

 

13. Visa Waiver: Indian nationals do not require Colombian Visa for stay up to 180 days provided they comply with one of the following conditions.

 

a) Hold Type C (less than 90 days) or Type D (more than 90 days) Schengen Visa or hold any type of US Visa except C-1 Transit Visa.

 

b) Hold resident permit in any of the Schengen member states or in the United States of America.

 

Please click on below link for more details.

 

https://www.cancilleria.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visa/requirements

 

Jurisdiction:

N/A

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

 

Connecting/Transit Visa

 

Indian nationals do not require Colombian Visa for stay up to 180 days provided they comply with one of the following conditions.

 

a) Hold Type C (less than 90 days) or Type D (more than 90 days) Schengen Visa or hold any type of US Visa except C-1 Transit Visa.

 

b) Hold resident permit in any of the Schengen member states or in the United States of America.

 

Please click on below link for more details.

 

https://www.cancilleria.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visa/requirements

 

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 

Employment Visa

1. Passport: Original Passport with a validity of more than six months with minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Attach old passports (if any).

 

2. Colombia Visa Application Form: Download Form Visa application form has to be filled online. Kindly log on to the link given below:

 

http://nuevadelhi.consulado.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visas/visa-online-request

 

Please Note:-  

 

a) All documents as per the below checklist along with the first and last page of passport and photograph have to be uploaded online on the above link. Download Form

 

b) Supporting documents (the complete file) to be uploaded should not exceed 8 MB for one application.

 

3. Photo Specification: Three recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm) 

 

4. Covering Letter : A letter from the legal representative of the company stating his name, designation, passport number, purpose and who will bear the expenses. The letter should be addressed to: The Visa Officer, Embassy of Colombia, New Delhi.

 

5. Contract or the form "Contract Summary”: completed, signed and authenticated by the parties, indicating the object of the contract, duration, agreement of terms of engagement, transfer or move as the case may be, salary, post and functions;

 

a) Contract must specify that the contracting party or employer undertakes to the Colombian government that at the end of the contract, engagement of period of transfer, or in situations which impede performance of the functions or activities object of the contract, or death, or when the visa is to be cancelled, or there is to be deportation or expulsion in the terms of Decree 4000/2004, that it will pay all expenses of the return to the country of origin or to the last place which has been shown to be the residence of the applicant contracted, together the expenses of his family, (if any)

 

6. Valid document accrediting corporate existence: Valid document accrediting corporate existence, if appropriate, where the contracting party or employer is a corporate person, issued within three months prior to the application for the visa.

 

If considered necessary, the accounts of the company will also be requested, in order to demonstrate economic solvency; or a photocopy of the tax return.

 

If the contracting party is an individual, his economic solvency must be shown, with income of more than 10 minimum monthly salaries, and if necessary, a photocopy of the related income-tax return for the latest tax year may be requested.

 

7. Certification of the Ministry of Social Protection: Certification of the Ministry of Social Protection stating that the incorporation of the applicant respects the proportionality between Colombia and foreign Workers, in accordance with the terms of the Colombian Labour Code, except in the case of an artistic, cultural or sporting group.

 

Likewise, if the contracting party is an international governmental organisation, diplomatic mission or consular office accredited in Colombia, or an agency of the Colombian state, and the engagement of the alien is not regulated by the Colombian Labour Code, this requirement will be waived.

 

8. If the professional activity to be undertaken is not regulated, the applicant should supply a professional qualification, duly authenticated by a Colombian Consulate, carrying a legalisation or Apostile, with and/or with an acceptance of acceptance of equivalence of a professional qualification from the Ministry of Education.

 

For other posts, there must be a letter from the contracting entity or employer responsible, certifying suitability on the basis of experience in the trade or activity to be undertaken in Colombia.

 

9. Ticket: Confirmed Air Ticket

 

10. Medical: It is advisable for applicants to carry an Original YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) at the time of travel.

 

11. Please Note:

 

a) All the documents must be submitted in original & one set of photocopy.

 

b) Certificate of Existence of the company to be given by a competent authority (Chamber of Commerce or export promotion council) where the company is registered.

 

c) After doing the online processing, we will receive a pre-approval mail. The documents will be submitted to embassy along with the pre-approval mail post payment of embassy processing fee. Once the embassy checks the documents and finds them in order, they will send the final approval mail post which the passport has to be submitted in embassy for stamping along with the visa fees

 

http://nuevadelhi.consulado.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visas/visa-online-request

 

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 

Tourist Visa

 

1. Passport: Original Passport with a validity of more than six months and with minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Attach old passports (if any).

 

2.  Colombia Visa Application Form: Download Form Visa application form has to be filled online. Kindly log on to the link given below:

 

http://nuevadelhi.consulado.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visas/visa-online-request Download Form

 

Please Note:-

 

a) All documents as per the below checklist along with the first and last page of passport and photograph have to be uploaded online on the above link.

 

b) Supporting documents (the complete file) to be uploaded should not exceed 8 MB for one application.

 

3. Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).

 

4. Covering Letter : Covering-Letter from applicant on business letter head mentioning name, designation, passport number, purpose and duration of visit in brief. The letter should be duly signed by authorized signatory with company stamp and addressed to – The Visa Officer, Embassy of Colombia, New Delhi.

 

5. Financials

 

a)Bank statement for last 3 months

 

b)Personal ITR for last 3 yrs.

 

6. Ticket: Confirmed air ticket with ticket number.

 

7. Medical: It is advisable for applicants to carry an Original YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) at the time of travel.

 

8. Authority letter: Authority Letter is required on a stamp paper authorizing for submission and collection of the passport from the embassy.

 

9. Please Note:

 

a) All the documents must be submitted in original and one set of photocopy.

 

b After doing the online processing, we will receive a pre-approval mail. The documents will be submitted to embassy along with the pre-approval mail post payment of embassy processing fee. Once the embassy checks the documents and finds them in order, they will send the final approval mail post which the passport has to be submitted in embassy for stamping along with the visa fees

 

10. Visa Waiver: Indian nationals do not require Colombian Visa for stay up to 180 days provided they comply with one of the following conditions.

 

a) Hold Type C (less than 90 days) or Type D (more than 90 days) Schengen Visa or hold any type of US Visa except C-1 Transit Visa.

 

b) Hold resident permit in any of the Schengen member states or in the United States of America.

 

Please click on below link for more details.

 

https://www.cancilleria.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visa/requirements

 

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.